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the break, we will go back to washington to hear about how america is marking the 50th anniversary of martin luther king's famous i >> the united states is marking the 50th anniversary of one of the most famous speeches in modern american history. in 1963, martin luther king made his call in washington for racial equality great >> and barack obama, america's first black president, to lead ceremonies to mark the anniversary. king's speech was to become the rallying cry of an entire generation. >> i have a dream that one day this nation will rise up, live out the true meaning of its creed that we hold these truths to be self evident, that all men are created equal. >> that speech was the culmination of the march on washington ivirights reforms anniversaryrreny underway in th. capital. thousands of marchers have been gathering outside the lincoln memorial, the site of the address. a short time ago, president barack obama and his wife arrived. former president jimmy carter and bill clinton are also on hand. the two other surviving presidents, george bush and george w. bush were all -- were unabl
america's most unequal countries. he was sworn in today with a promise to wage war on poverty. >> he is taking office after a turbulent year in paraguay. last june, it was isolated in the region after the controversial impeachment of a former president. now it is hoped he will be built paraguay's links with neighbors. >> paraguay was not allowed to participate in the last summit in july. it was suspended from the alliance last year when they decided the paraguay senate had undemocratically removed the country's president. now paraguay is said to be readmitted to the group, which includes venezuela, brazil, argentina, and uruguay. like the eu, it is a common market, but in south america, political disputes have often hampered free trade. these days, eu nations export nearly 2/3 of their goods to each other. now brazil, south america's biggest economy, is looking to unilaterally strengthen trade ties with the eu, potentially undermining the partnership. >> time to check in with the markets now. we have been watching the days trading in frankfurt. >> traders and frankfurt have a lot of
a lawsuit against the bank of america earlier in the week for misleading investors about the real risk involved in putting money into mortgage-backed securities. investors lost hundreds of millions of dollars in those investments, but the bank claims it is not responsible for the subsequent property collapse which led to those massive losses. mexico's obesity rate is now higher than in the united states, and it is still on the rise. a united nations report has put mexico's obesity rate at the 32% of adults, making it the fattest country in the western hemisphere. >> diet and particularly the high consumption of sugary soft drinks are getting much of the blame, but the country's sotalol b is fighting back, saying that a lack of exercise and the country's love of fried foods are the real culprits. >> it may seem a little ironic, but members of the sotalol be have even launched a new health awareness campaign. -- members of the soda lobby. >> mexicans consume more soft drinks than anyone else in the world. big demand means good is this for international beverage companies, but the sugary
new single "applause." ♪ >> team new zealand has secured its spot in the upcoming america's cup. >> the -- >> the kiwis squeezed out the italian team by a seven to one margin. team new zealand set a new speed record. they will face their rivals, team usa, in the americas cup in september. >> that is all for now. remember, you can find out more about these and other stories at our website. that is www.dw.de. >> thanks for watching. stay tuned. >> this program is brought to you in part by cie tours international. for over 80 years featuring all-inclusive and fwlaoeps tours throughout ireland and britain, and by tourism ireland, celebrating a special year in ireland, the gathering 2013, a year long country twid celebration of food, culture and unique events, ireland.com, and today you'll find err land gives as only the irish can to
hollande supports military intervention in syria, even without a mandate from the u.n.. for now, america's closest ally is staying out. parliament condemned the use of said -- chemical weapons in syria. in an interview friday, he tried to put it into perspective. >> i have a strong view that we need to take a tough and robust approach around the world to an appalling war crime taking place in syria, but i'm also a democrat who believes in consulting and listening to parliament. i have set out those steps and a very deliberate and careful way. we have to listen to parliament. parliament spoke. >> the u.n. experts player on -- plan on sharing their findings. according to one spokesman, analysis could take weeks. >> as we heard as well, the u.s. and france are already convinced that the regime of president bashar al-assad was behind the chemical attacks. can they intervene and syria without a u.n. mandate? >> we look at the legality of the issue. >> it confirmed -- if confirmed, it would constitute a war crime that goes against the charter of the u.n. is that enough to make a military strik
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